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Vac2Go Operation

Whether you own or rent an air mover, in order to preserve the life of your vacuum truck it’s important to perform regularly scheduled truck maintenance, such as: Today, we’ll focus on the last bullet point, truck cleaning. When you are operating a vacuum truck, it’s important to understand the material you will be vacuuming. Is it wet or dry …

Hose Accessories

Vacuum Hoses, Tubes, & Connectors

Vac2Go Operation

Before beginning any vacuum operations, inspect all vacuum hoses, tubes, and connectors. Leaks, holes, cracks, or any other damage in these items will reduce the vacuum efficiency and may results in spills. Be sure to check/perform the following before beginning any vacuum work: Hose Accessories Hose Accessories When vacuuming material, remember the following: Accessories Accessories If vacuuming large or heavy …

Truck Dumping

Guzzler Classic & Ace – Vibrator Safety Guidelines

Vac2Go Safety

The vibrator switch is used to help dump material out of the debris body by reducing the friction between the debris body and the material inside the tank. If used improperly, the vibrator can prevent material from dumping out of the tank. If used improperly, serious damage can be done to the vibrator and the vacuum truck. Remember the following …

Cab Dashboard

Starting Vacuum Operations

Vac2Go Operation

Most vacuum truck operation requires two or more operators. It is very common for two or more operators to be required to vacuum debris, dump the debris, clean the vacuum truck, and maintain the vacuum truck. Because of this, teamwork is very important. Before beginning vacuum operations, you will need to start the truck. One operator will need to climb …

Rear of Vacuum Truck

Vacuum Truck Operation – Part 2

Vac2Go Operation

In part 1 of Vacuum Truck Operation, we learned how to start the truck, open all relief valves, plug in the remote pendant (optional), close all vacuum relief valves, increase RPM’s to the desired level, and begin vacuuming debris or material. Vacuuming can continue until the debris body capacity is reached. When this occurs, all vacuum operations must stop until the …

Vac Mobile Passenger Side

The Vac Mobile

Vac2Go News

Once again, the Vac2Go team needs to give a huge and well deserved shout out to ProCal for doing an amazing (and quick) installation job. This time, instead of adding decals to one of our vacuum trucks, we completely wrapped a 2013 Ford F150. That’s right, our advertising is going mobile! Over the past several years, we have all seen …

Master Control Panel with Pendant Plug2

Vacuum Truck Operation Part 1

Vac2Go Operation

When you are ready to begin vacuum truck operation, the truck must be running and the following procedures should be followed: Open the master control panel door, turn on the master control switch, and open all vacuum relief valves. If you are using a remote pendant, plug in the remote pendant and carry the pendant to the working end of …

Master Control Panel Hydraulics

Vacuum Truck Hydraulic System

Vac2Go Operation

All of the main functions of the vacuum truck are activated by hydraulic power. Hydraulic power is supplied by the main hydraulic pump. This pump is driven by the power takeoff (PTO) on the truck transmission. The hydraulic tank, complete with filters is positioned behind the truck’s cab. Hydraulics are required in order to perform the following functions: To raise and lower …

Vacuum Trucks

Vacuum Truck Tips

Vac2Go Operation, Safety

Next time you are operating a Vac2Go vacuum truck, here are some tips to help keep your working environment safe, efficient, and accident free. Start and run the vacuum truck for about 20 minutes to warm the system up. Always use a vacuum nozzle at the working end of the hose. Keep your hands and any loose objects away from …